Movies You Should Watch If You Like Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

Movies similar to Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970).

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Pearl Harbor (2001)

Starring: Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale, Josh Hartnett, William Lee Scott
Duration: 3h 3mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In 1923 Tennessee, two best friends, Rafe McCawley and Danny Walker, play together in the back of an old biplane, pretending to be soldiers fighting the German Empire in World War I.
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Flyboys (2006)

Starring: James Franco, Jean Reno, Jennifer Decker, Scott Hazell
Duration: 2h 20mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In 1916, a group of young Americans go to France to serve in the French Air Service, L'Aéronautique militaire during World War I.
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Memphis Belle (1990)

Starring: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D.B. Sweeney
Duration: 1h 47mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

In May 1943, the crew of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress of the US Army Air Force, are grounded in England while their aircraft is repaired.
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Macarthur (1977)

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dan O'Herlihy, Ed Flanders, Ivan Bonar
Duration: 2h 10mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

The film portrays MacArthur's (Gregory Peck) life from 1942, before the Battle of Bataan in World War II, to 1952, after he had been removed from his Korean War command by President Harry Truman (Ed Flanders) for insubordination.
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Midway (1976)

Starring: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford
Duration: 2h 12mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

On April 18 1942 during the Second World War, a squadron of B-25 bombers from the USS Hornet launches a lightning raid on Tokyo.
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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Barry Pepper, Joseph Cross, Jesse Bradford
Duration: 2h 15mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

As three US servicemen – Marine Private First Class Ira Hayes, Private First Class Rene Gagnon, and Navy Pharmacist's Mate 2nd Class John "Doc" Bradley – are feted as heroes in a war bond drive, they reflect on their experiences via flashback.
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The Sea Wolves (1980)

Starring: Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Trevor Howard
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Action, History, War

During World War II, German submarines are sinking thousands of tons of British merchant shipping.
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Greyhound (2020)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Elisabeth Shue, Stephen Graham, Matt Helm
Duration: 1h 31mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

During the Battle of the Atlantic, convoy HX-25, consisting of 37 Allied ships, is making its way to Liverpool.
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Letters From Iwo Jima (2006)

Starring: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryô Kase
Duration: 2h 21mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

In 2005, Japanese archaeologists explore tunnels on Iwo Jima, where they find something in the dirt.
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Midway (2019)

Starring: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Luke Evans
Duration: 2h 18mins
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama

In December 1937 in Tokyo, American naval attaché intelligence officer Lieutenant Commander Edwin T.
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We Were Soldiers (2002)

Starring: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott
Duration: 2h 18mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

In 1954 a French unit on patrol during the First Indochina War is ambushed by Viet Minh forces.
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The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)

Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Courtney B. Vance
Duration: 1h 46mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

During World War II Hannibal "Iowa" Lee, Jr.
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Red Tails (2012)

Starring: Cuba Gooding Jr., Gerald McRaney, David Oyelowo, Andre Royo
Duration: 2h 5mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

Red Tails is a 2012 American war film directed by Anthony Hemingway in his feature film directorial debut, and starring Terrence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr.
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A Bridge Too Far (1977)

Starring: Sean Connery, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier
Duration: 2h 55mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

Operation Market Garden envisions 35,000 men being flown 300 miles (480 km) from air bases in England and dropped behind enemy lines in the Netherlands.
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Saints and Soldiers: the Void (2014)

Starring: Adam Gregory, Timothy S. Shoemaker, Michael Todd Behrens, Christoph Malzl
Duration: 1h 34mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

In May 1945, remnants of the German Army continue to fight on in the Harz mountains, nicknamed "The Void" by American troops.
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Carry on Abroad (1972)

Starring: Sidney James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims
Duration: 1h 28mins
Genres: Comedy

The film opens with pub landlord and frequent holidaymaker Vic Flange (Sid James) openly flirting with the sassy saucepot widow Sadie Tompkins (Barbara Windsor) as his battleaxe wife, Cora (Joan Sims), looks on with disdain.
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Pathfinders: in the Company of Strangers (2011)

Starring: Christopher Serrone, Michael Conner Humphreys, Philip De Lorenzo, Kyle Erickson
Duration: 1h 40mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

Untold and lost history.
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Only the Brave (2006)

Starring: Tamlyn Tomita, Lane Nishikawa, Greg Watanabe, Mark Dacascos
Duration: 1h 39mins
Genres: Drama, War

In 1953, Jimmy Takata (Nishikawa) suffers from "battle fatigue" (posttraumatic stress disorder), to the great concern of his wife, Mary (Tomita).
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The Admiral: Roaring Currents (2014)

Starring: Min-sik Choi, Seung-ryong Ryu, Jin-woong Cho, Myung-gon Kim
Duration: 2h 8mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

The film revolves around the titular Battle of Myeongnyang circa 1597, regarded as one of legendary Joseon admiral Yi Sun-sin's most remarkable naval victories, in which he led the only 12 ships remaining in his command to a heroic victory against an invading Japanese fleet numbering 333 vessels.
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Too Late the Hero (1970)

Starring: Michael Caine, Cliff Robertson, Ian Bannen, Harry Andrews
Duration: 2h 25mins
Genres: Action, Drama, War

In the 1942 Pacific War theater of World War II, Lieutenant Sam Lawson, USN, is a Japanese-language interpreter who — so far — has avoided combat.
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